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  • Cash Cattle Trend March 22, 2019
    Though spot October feeder futures settled marginally lower, most cattle issues finished some higher in light volume.
  • Today’s Livestock Market Update: March 22, 2019
    DTN reports: Hog futures showed their first signs of uncertainty Friday morning as traders pulled back from limit gains in summer trade. Trading stabilized late in the session, resulting in a mixed close.   LIVE CATTLE: Narrowly
  • Today’s Grain Market Update: March 22, 2019
    DTN reports: May corn ended 2 cents higher Friday and pocketed a whole nickel on the week with slight help from flooding concerns and an 11.8 million bushel purchase from China on Friday. Friday's losses in soybeans
  • USDA Looking for Lamb Board Nominations March 22, 2019
    USDA is seeking nominations for four vacancies to serve on the American Lamb Board starting in 2020 - a producer with less than 100 lambs, a producer with more than 500 lambs, an at-large feeder and a
  • Tariffs Report Highlights Costs to Equipment Industry March 21, 2019
    A new study shows tariffs impacting U.S. equipment manufactures will cost the U.S. GDP $29 billion a year for ten years, or $290 billion total, if continued. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) funded and coordinated the release
  • Wheat Farmers Welcome New Export Opportunity March 20, 2019
    Arllington, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) welcome today’s announcement by President Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that Brazil has agreed to implement a duty-free tariff rate quota
  • Relief Funds Setup for Nebraska Producers March 19, 2019
    LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska Cattlemen is working to assist cattle producers impacted by natural disasters by launching a new disaster relief fund. "Recent snow and flooding have wreaked havoc on Nebraska's livestock industry, causing damage and losses
  • Bipartisan Legislation to Exempt Truckers From ELD Mandate Reintroduced March 18, 2019
    Congressmen Greg Gianforte (R-MT) and Collin C. Peterson (D-MN) reintroduced two pieces of bipartisan legislation to relieve certain sectors of the trucking industry from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic logging device (ELD) mandate. The Agricultural Business
  • Good News for Sheep from D.C. March 15, 2019
    This week the American Sheep Industry folkstook their annual ASI Spring Trip to Washington D.C. On Tuesday Dr. Scott Hutchins - the nominee for U.S. Department of Agriculture deputy under secretary for research, education and economics -
  • Study Clarifies U.S. Beef’s Resource Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions March 15, 2019
    A fuller picture is emerging of the environmental footprint of beef in the United States. An Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-led team has completed a comprehensive life-cycle analysis quantifying the resource use and various environmental emissions of beef

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